By Tom Nelson / Marco Horn Picking a UPS (Battery Backup) for Your Mac or PC Protect your Windows or Mac computer from power surges and outages. A UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply), also called a backup battery, is a wise investment for any Mac or PC user. Even if you use software to back up […]
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By Marco Horn / Reddit The 13 best computer tricks everyone should know 1. Get back that tab you accidentally closed If you want to get back a tab you closed, just press “Control” (or “Command” on Mac), plus “Shift,” plus “T,” and it will magically reappear.
By Marco Horn / Yahoo Tech 5 Easy Ways to Get Your WiFi Running Faster Can you relate? If you’re sick of cruddy WiFi — or, worse, dreaded dead zones — luckily there are plenty of other hacks and tools you can try. Here are five easy ways to boost your WiFi router’s range and […]
By Marco Horn / Paul Petrone / Sanchit Jain / Pratik Shah / Kunal Bodke / Max Galka / Mahek Pavagadhi / Ishan Khedkarr 9 Simple Computer Hacks That Are Legitimately Useful The Internet is full of “life hacks” that allegedly make this world easier to navigate. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t terribly useful, or […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher How reboot and reset differ and why it matters What does it mean to reboot? Is rebooting the same as restarting? What about resetting a computer, router, phone, etc.? It might seem silly to distinguish them from each other but among these three terms are actually two entirely separate […]
By Marco Horn / Mary Landesman 10 Bad Online Habits that Can Lead to Computer Viruses Keeping safe online takes more than just installing a few security programs. To protect both you and your computer, here are the top 10 bad habits you need to avoid.
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher How to Wipe a Hard Drive To wipe a hard drive means to completely erase the drive of all its information. Deleting everything does not wipe a hard drive and formatting does not usually wipe a hard drive. You’ll need to take an extra step to wipe the hard […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Wipe vs Shred vs Delete vs Erase: What’s the Difference? You can delete a file without erasing it, erase a drive without wiping it, shred a file without deleting it, and wipe hundreds of files at once…that were already deleted.Confused? I’m not surprised! These four terms—wipe, shred, delete, and […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher Why Your Laptop Is Running so Slow? Tips to speed up your laptop so it runs like new again Is your laptop running slow? No matter whether it’s old or new, a Windows PC or a MacBook, using a slow laptop isn’t an enjoyable experience. If you’re looking for […]
By Marco Horn / Tim Fisher 5 Simple Fixes for Most Computer Problems You may have already decided that the computer problem you’re dealing with is too hard to fix yourself, or at least not something you’re interested spending your time doing. Try these simple fixes before calling tech support.